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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
500 PM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 06/23/2017 Straight-Line Winds Event...

.Jessamine County Kentucky Straight-Line Winds

EF Scale Rating:           N/A
Estimated Peak Wind:       65
Path Length/Statue/:       5.5 miles
Path Width/Maximum/:       Sporadic 50 yards
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                06/23/2017
Start Time:                7:21 PM EDT
Start Location:            2 SW Wilmore
Start Lat/Lon:             37.84, -84.68

End Date:                  06/23/2017
End Time:                  7:23 PM EDT
End Location:              6 SE Wilmore
End Lat/Lon:               37.78, -84.60

Survey Summary:

The National Weather Service in conjunction with Jessamine County
Emergency Management conducted a storm survey in the High Bridge and
Camp Nelson communities. A convective line segment, part of the
system that produced wind damage in Marion and Larue Counties, began
producing sporadic wind damage in the High Bridge community around 7
pm Friday night.  Several trees were knocked down in and around the
High Bridge powerstation up to High Bridge park. On High Bridge Road
a utility pole was snapped and several were bent. There was sporadic
shingle damage on several homes along and a barn minor roof damage.In Camp Nelson on old Danville Road, several older and newer
software and hardware were trees snapped or overblown. All the tree
damage was facing to the east southeast.  At 7300 Old Danville Road,
a carport was blown 2 feet,  then pushed the car another 2 feet. One
of the trees  on the farm hit a bird and did a moderate amount of
gutter damage.  One segment of a maple tree was blown into the front
window. Also in Camp Nelson on Hall Road, there were 10 to 15 trees that
sustained moderate wind damage along with a chicken coop being
flipped upside which killed some chickens. A 10 x 10 dog kennel was
picked up and thrown 20 feet.The National Weather Service would like to thank Jessamine County
emergency management director Johnny Adams for all of his
assistance.

EF Scale:  The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak.....65 to 85 MPH
EF1...Weak.....86 to 110 MPH
EF2...Strong...111 to 135 MPH
EF3...Strong...136 to 165 MPH
EF4...Violent..166 to 200 MPH
EF5...Violent..>200 MPH

Note:  The information in this statement is preliminary and subject
to change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.

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